Distance Learning for Post-Secondary Students
The Bliss Institute and the Department of Political Science offer a unique opportunity for high school students to study politics at the University of Akron while also attending high school courses. This post-secondary option is available to all high school students in Ohio; however, several districts in the state have distance learning facilities within their high school buildings.
There are many advantage to Post-Secondary students:
United States Government class is required of every high school student in Ohio.
3700: 100 Government and Politics in the U.S. plus 3 additional credits fulfill this requirement and counts toward 7 college general education requirements.
In most cases there is no cost to the student for the course credits and materials.
Distance learning offers quality university instruction without the travel; this allows high school students to remain in their home schools, keep regular senior and junior year schedules, and avoid a lengthy commute.
For more information on the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program, click here. All interested students should speak with a guidance counselor in their high school to make certain of the requirements for graduation.
|Some of the local high schools offering distance learning to Post-Secondary students:|
|Barberton High School|
|Black River High School|
|Brunswick High School|
|Buckeye High School|
|Central Hower High School|
|Cloverleaf High School|
|Highland High School|
|Medina Senior High School|
|Springfield High School|
|Wadsworth High School|